Todays News

Sat Apr 19 02:47:25 BST 2014
What's the story of John Lewis' 150 years of success?
Sat Apr 19 02:44:18 BST 2014
A 7.2-magnitude earthquake hits states in south and west Mexico, shaking buildings in the capital,
Sat Apr 19 02:42:26 BST 2014
At least 12 Sherpa guides have been killed after an avalanche on the slopes of Mount Everest,
Sat Apr 19 02:35:58 BST 2014
The UN expresses outrage at a deadly attack on one of its bases in South Sudan, saying it could
Sat Apr 19 02:34:41 BST 2014
A lion on the loose in Llandrindod Wells
Sat Apr 19 02:29:15 BST 2014
The 8 tribes of people who keep buying records
Sat Apr 19 02:26:49 BST 2014
The airport that hosted a roll-call of presidents
Sat Apr 19 02:17:06 BST 2014
Rhea birds can be extremely dangerous, plus other factlets
Sat Apr 19 02:13:56 BST 2014
Will stamps get cheaper if Scots go it alone?
Sat Apr 19 02:13:44 BST 2014
The captain of a South Korean ferry that sank this week leaving hundreds of people missing is
Sat Apr 19 02:00:50 BST 2014
The Archbishop of Canterbury speaks of the Church of England's struggle to do "what is right" over
Sat Apr 19 01:49:41 BST 2014
The US threatens tougher economic sanctions if Russia fails to abide by a new international deal to
Sat Apr 19 01:36:37 BST 2014
Teachers' union conferences are demanding that schools in England should only employ qualified
Sat Apr 19 01:03:06 BST 2014
The Daily Express says people are releasing equity from homes to "top up" their pensions, while
Sat Apr 19 00:46:49 BST 2014
Portrait painter Susanne du Toit on being an artist
Sat Apr 19 00:42:23 BST 2014
Labour's Tristram Hunt is to issue a tough warning against religious extremism in schools.
Sat Apr 19 00:30:17 BST 2014
Clan members from northern and western Highlands are expected to attend an anniversary celebration
Sat Apr 19 00:28:13 BST 2014
The chief executive of Edinburgh Airport hits out at state support for other airports for
Sat Apr 19 00:26:03 BST 2014
The element that makes a familiar smell when mixed with urine
Sat Apr 19 00:02:57 BST 2014
People convicted of commercial crimes overseas could be banned from running UK firms in an attempt
Sat Apr 19 00:01:46 BST 2014
Selection of the best news photographs from around the world
Fri Apr 18 23:55:54 BST 2014
Pope Francis highlights the plight of the poor, elderly and abandoned during the Way of the Cross
Fri Apr 18 23:12:58 BST 2014
A prominent dissident republican, Tommy Crossan, has been shot dead in west Belfast.
Fri Apr 18 22:53:02 BST 2014
The Banksy painting which was controversially removed from a wall in Bristol has gone back on
Fri Apr 18 22:31:42 BST 2014
Harlequins keep their play-off hopes alive as Mike Brown's late try secures a narrow victory over
Fri Apr 18 22:29:17 BST 2014
There has been a serious two-vehicle road crash at Fivemiletown in County Tyrone.
Fri Apr 18 22:10:18 BST 2014
Ronnie O'Sullivan believes he would need to win two more world titles to be considered snooker's
Fri Apr 18 21:53:11 BST 2014
Nigeria's military rows back on an earlier statement that most of the teenage girls abducted by
Fri Apr 18 21:20:31 BST 2014
The US state department gives federal agencies more time to review the Keystone XL oil pipeline
Fri Apr 18 21:19:22 BST 2014
President Barack Obama signs into law a measure that would bar entry to any UN ambassador whom the
Fri Apr 18 21:09:19 BST 2014
Peter Moores is to be named England coach for a second time, BBC Sport understands.
Fri Apr 18 20:41:24 BST 2014
A British teenager said to have "died in battle" fighting with anti-government forces in Syria, is
Fri Apr 18 20:09:40 BST 2014
A Slavic community museum in Germany is keeping alive the traditional craft of Easter egg painting.
Fri Apr 18 19:11:00 BST 2014
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have made an appearance at Sydney's Royal Easter Show, during
Fri Apr 18 18:54:14 BST 2014
Film critic Anna Smith reviews the week's new film releases, including comedy The Love Punch,
Fri Apr 18 18:53:53 BST 2014
Man Utd boss David Moyes will not get a warm welcome back at Everton, whose fans have fallen under
Fri Apr 18 18:36:26 BST 2014
Manchester City's Yaya Toure thinks he is not regarded as one of the best players on the planet
Fri Apr 18 18:17:00 BST 2014
David Axelrod, the strategist who masterminded Barack Obama's presidential victories, will be a key
Fri Apr 18 18:09:43 BST 2014
One man dies and another is in hospital after a boat capsizes in a Devon river estuary described by
Fri Apr 18 17:54:31 BST 2014
Algeria's President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, who suffered a stroke last year, wins a fourth term in
Fri Apr 18 17:52:42 BST 2014
A seven-year-old boy is taken to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary after an incident involving petrol left
Fri Apr 18 17:34:53 BST 2014
Two motorcyclists and a car passenger have died in separate crashes in south and west Wales, say
Fri Apr 18 17:31:34 BST 2014
Workers at a Newport building firm face redundancy after the company warned it was going into
Fri Apr 18 16:49:32 BST 2014
At least 14 people are killed after a car bomb explodes in a government-controlled area of the
Fri Apr 18 16:49:23 BST 2014
Pop star Prince signs a major deal with Warner Bros Records, the label he famously fell out with
Fri Apr 18 16:43:43 BST 2014
A farmer who was hoping for some rest after a busy lambing season has been surprised by his latest
Fri Apr 18 15:53:07 BST 2014
The fashion house Giorgio Armani pays 270m euros (£222m; $374m) to the Italian authorities to
Fri Apr 18 15:39:25 BST 2014
The father of a man suspected of stabbing to death five people in the Canadian city of Calgary says
Fri Apr 18 15:16:11 BST 2014
Presidents and fellow writers pay tribute to Nobel prize-winning Colombian author Gabriel Garcia
Fri Apr 18 14:07:13 BST 2014
Vertigo actress Kim Novak says she felt bullied after people attacked her looks at this year's
Fri Apr 18 13:51:40 BST 2014
A close aide to French President Francois Hollande resigns following allegations he had a conflict
Fri Apr 18 13:32:32 BST 2014
The independent unionist Northern Ireland Assembly member David McClarty has died after an illness.
Fri Apr 18 13:03:35 BST 2014
Tests taken by foreign doctors who want to work in the NHS should be made harder to pass to bring
Fri Apr 18 12:25:50 BST 2014
Four thousand people living near Peru's most active volcano Ubinas are being evacuated from their
Fri Apr 18 12:16:51 BST 2014
Almost half of Britons believe the UK will become a nation of renters within a generation, research
Fri Apr 18 12:09:40 BST 2014
A man is charged in the Netherlands in connection with the suicide of Canadian teenager Amanda
Fri Apr 18 11:42:12 BST 2014
Labour's Douglas Alexander discusses the appointment of David Axelrod, Barack Obama's chief
Fri Apr 18 11:37:12 BST 2014
An Islamic seminary for women in Pakistan's capital renames its library after Osama Bin Laden, the
Fri Apr 18 11:03:18 BST 2014
It is the day when Christians commemorate Jesus Christ's crucifixion. So why is it called Good
Fri Apr 18 10:30:38 BST 2014
The United States is to release frozen Iranian funds, saying Tehran has kept commitments made under
Fri Apr 18 10:18:42 BST 2014
The Piano Guys talk to BBC Breakfast about their worldwide success thanks to a viral video aimed at
Fri Apr 18 10:08:34 BST 2014
At least 12 local guides have been killed after an avalanche on the slopes of Mount Everest,
Fri Apr 18 09:11:21 BST 2014
The BBC's James Reynolds recorded his day as he and a BBC team covered events in the eastern
Fri Apr 18 07:54:03 BST 2014
The North East town of South Shields is commemorating the Passion of Christ on Good Friday in a
Fri Apr 18 05:51:03 BST 2014
Female insects with 'penises' have been discovered in Brazil - the first example of an animal with
Fri Apr 18 00:42:52 BST 2014
The Magazine's weekly quiz of the news, 7 days 7 questions.
Fri Apr 18 00:01:11 BST 2014
Children can experience the negative effects of bullying on their physical and mental health more
Thu Apr 17 21:53:14 BST 2014
Police in the state of Bahia in Brazil vote to end a two-day strike which prompted the deployment
Thu Apr 17 18:59:29 BST 2014
Putin's chilling threats on Ukraine are clear, says Bridget Kendall
Thu Apr 17 17:17:11 BST 2014
Parents face tough time getting primary school places
Thu Apr 17 14:20:24 BST 2014
In an open letter to Google's Eric Schmidt the boss of German publishing firm Axel Springer says it
Thu Apr 17 12:37:38 BST 2014
A man who suffered with chronic hand pain chopped the limb off so people "would listen."
Wed Apr 16 23:58:26 BST 2014
A Japanese researcher shows off glasses that display computer-generated eyes, which express
Wed Apr 16 18:43:18 BST 2014
Passenger ferry in South Korea capsizes
Wed Apr 16 12:54:07 BST 2014
News photos from past 24 hours: 16 April
Wed Apr 16 09:27:54 BST 2014
Readers' photos on the theme of "South Africa"
Tue Apr 15 19:43:35 BST 2014
An inquiry into allegations of a hard-line Islamist plot to take over 25 Birmingham schools is to
Tue Apr 15 13:01:43 BST 2014
News photos from past 24 hours: 15 April
Tue Apr 15 11:15:43 BST 2014
People in the Americas have been treated to a rare "blood moon" lunar eclipse. Jonathan Amos
Mon Apr 14 21:41:57 BST 2014
Huge fire in the Chilean city of Valparaiso
Mon Apr 14 16:53:51 BST 2014
Aftermath of a bomb blast in Abuja
Mon Apr 14 15:16:33 BST 2014
News photos from past 24 hours: 14 April
Mon Apr 14 11:20:01 BST 2014
Duke and Duchess in New Zealand and Australia
Wed Apr 09 12:55:29 BST 2014
The PM is challenged over his support for Maria Miller following a row over her expenses.
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